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Wales' much-loved horror festival is running two events this year, with an online event in Aberystwyth followed by an online event for those unable to attend due to Covid-19 risks and related safety measures. It will open with Welsh language festival hit The Feast and will later feature a special guest appearance by legendary Blood On Satan's Claw star Linda Hayden.
Further announcements about the line-up are pending so we shall be adding to it as more information is revealed.
The festival runs from 2 to 7 November with an online event 12 to 14 November.
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Two mismatched roommates discover and relive the murky secrets of their new Upper East Side apartment.
Over an evening a wealthy family gathers for a sumptuous dinner with guests in their ostentatious house in the Welsh mountains. Served by a mysteriously disturbing young woman, the assembled party do not realise they are about to eat their last supper.
In the late Nineties, a video archivist unearths a series of sinister pirate broadcasts and becomes obsessed with uncovering the dark conspiracy behind them.
When film censor Enid discovers an eerie horror that speaks directly to her sister's mysterious disappearance, she resolves to unravel the puzzle behind the film and its enigmatic director – a quest blurring the lines between fiction and reality in terrifying ways.
After a suspicious accident takes the life of an environmental activist, an ancient spirit is reborn outside a small northern town.
A documentary about the history of folk horror cinema from the 1960s to today.
A café owner discovers that the TV in his café suddenly shows images from the future, but only two minutes into the future.
After a year of combating a pandemic with relatively benign symptoms, a frustrated nation finally lets its guard down. This is when the virus spontaneously mutates, giving rise to a mind-altering plague. The streets erupt into violence and depravity.
Dark comedy based - very loosely - on Mary Shelley's novel.